We asked our followers on Facebook:
Out of over 200 comments, we saw a LOT of popular bakeries named around town.
Keep reading for our countdown of the top 5 spots to grab a fresh pastry treat!
5. Last Call Baking Company
Coming in at number 5— we’ve got Last Call Baking Company.
Where their “Power is Pastry”, Last Call specializes in French pastries and the art of laminated goods.
You can get everything from croissants to danishes, but they do run on a “first come, first serve” basis so get there early!
4. Bandit Patisserie
Taking 4th place— Bandit Patisserie.
This small-batch seasonal bakery is totally a Magic City fav!
Bandit is also a “first come, first serve” establishment. With their signature butter croissants and homemade poptarts, you definitely should pay them a visit.
Location: 2215 1st Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203
3. Hello Bakery
First up on the podium, grabbing 3rd place— Hello Bakery!
This awesome small bakery has a huge variety of yummy pastries including sticky buns and a variety of muffins.
2. Continental Bakery
All of their pastries are prepared fresh and from scratch daily. Their historically accurate treats are a Birmingham staple— those who know them, love them.
Location: 1909 Cahaba Rd, Birmingham, AL 35223
Hours: everyday 7a-7p
1. Birmingham Breadworks
Swiping first place BY FAR— we’ve got Birmingham Breadworks!
Located in the heart of Southside, Birmingham Breadworks also has the hearts of Magic City residents.
They have a passion for hand-crafting bread and pastries for their customers. Only using natural ingredients, Birmingham Breadworks doesn’t add any colors or preservatives into their menu items.
Offering breakfast and lunch, stop by and grab yourself an apple turnover and a bisuit (or two).
Location: 2408 7th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233
Have you tried any of these places? Let us know @bhamnow.